Angels holy, high and lowly
Angels holy, high and lowly. John Stuart Blackie* (1809-1895).
This is a version of part of the Benedicite* (‘Benedicite omnia opera’). According to the Companion to CP (1953, p. 25) it was first published in The Inquirer (1840), and then in The Bible Hymn Book (Edinburgh, 1845) edited by Horatius Bonar*, and in a shorter form in Lays and Legends of Ancient Greece, with other poems (Edinburgh, 1857). Blackie republished it in Songs of Religion and Life (Edinburgh and New York, 1876):
Angels holy, High and lowly,Sing the praises of the Lord!Eart and sky, all living nature,Man, the stamp of thy Creator,Praise ye, praise ye, God the Lord!
Sun and moon bright, Night and...
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